Western Washington University, History & Liberal Studies Departments
Visiting Instructor of South Asian Studies
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Three-quarter Visiting Instructor South Asian Studies
Liberal Studies and History Departments, Western Washington University
Position/Salary: A split position in Liberal Studies and History as a three-quarter Visiting Instructor of South Asian Studies, in Fall, Winter and Spring quarters of the 2012-2013 Academic Year, beginning September 24, 2012. Salary is competitive.
Responsibilities: To teach HIST 197: Introduction to South Asian History and HIST 390: Topics in History on a topic in the history of South Asia for the History Department in Fall 2012; and for Liberal Studies, in the Winter Quarter to teach two sections of LBRL 271: Humanities of India, and in the Spring one section of Humanities of India and one section of LBRL 378: Religion and Society of India (sample syllabi are available upon request).
Required: PhD or ABD, with training in social or cultural history of any period of South Asian history, and ability to teach both introductory and upper division courses on South Asia.
Preferred: Some previous classroom teaching experience.
The Departments: Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary humanities department with a focus on cultural history and the academic study of religion. The department offers two B.A. Humanities degree programs in History of Culture and Religion and Culture, and minors in Humanities and Study of Religion.
The Department of History makes significant contributions to the university’s general education curriculum and serves nearly 250 majors. History courses cover nearly every historical era and much of the globe. Faculty in the department provide high quality courses that prepare majors and non-majors with skills in research, analysis, and writing. The department has M.A. programs in history and in Archives and Records Management.
The University: Western Washington University is located in Bellingham, Washington, a city of about 80,000 situated between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia. Through the Summit library alliance, faculty and students may draw upon resources of libraries throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Application Instructions and Requested Documents:
Please log in and submit your application via WWU’s Electronic System for Employment (EASE) at: https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=3427. Note: you will need to be using Internet Explorer to use EASE. Go to http://www.acadweb.wwu.edu/hr and choose Employment, Information for Applicants, and Instructions for applying online to Faculty Vacancy Pools.
A letter of application, a C.V., a graduate transcript, and three letters of reference are required.
In addition to applying online, please also mail your materials in hard copy form to:
Kim Ayre, Department Administrator
Liberal Studies Department, MS-9064
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9064
Review of applications begins July 31, 2012; position open until filled.
Other information: Contact the Liberal Studies Department Administrator Kim Kolb Ayre at (360) 650-3031; or e-mail KimKolb.Ayre@wwu.edu.
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); email@example.com.
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|Primary Category:||South Asian History / Studies